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Supreme Court sends ABU Professor to jail for enticing married woman

*It was a set up against me – Prof Kolo Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the conviction and sentenced to two months in prison a Professor, Festus Kolo, a lecturer at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, for enticing a married woman. The pronouncement was without an option of fine. In …

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Supreme Court to decide NFF leadership tussle today

*It is high time justice is served – Abuja-based lawyer Nigeria’s Supreme Court will today in what seems like a make or mar decision either set the nation’s football free or help in permanently incarcerate it in the prison of indiscretion, lack of respect for rules and disregard to national …

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CAF Confederation Cup: We are minutes away from victory – Yaw Preko

  Coach Yaw Preko has only 90 minutes to write the name of his rookie team FC Ifeanyi Ubah in gold and the Ghanaian international is optimistic the task can be done in Egypt today, he had a chat with Olayinka Elebute of www.gongnews.net. He assured Nigerians total victory for …

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NOC abusing media as tools of cheap threats in sports funding

Olajide Fashikun, Sports Observatory...Olamide George

*Use and abuse of media in vulnerable societies Nigeria is a vulnerable society. Poverty is cheap and widespread. Even media practitioners are cheap products to buy to pursue narrow, sometimes untruth so long as the sponsor is paying the journalists some money many of the victims of such report rather …

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SUNDAY SERMON: Trust God to heal you supernaturally

Bishop (Dr) Charles Olowojoba, Dayspring Bible Church...marriage

Luke 13:10-13, “10And he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. 11And, behold, there was a woman which had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift up herself. 12And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him, …

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Shun acts that can breed disunity, crisis, Ambode tells Christians

*CAN lauds Gov, says Lagos progressing despite recession By Adeyemi Robinson- Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday enjoined Christians to continue to make conscious efforts to sustain the peaceful atmosphere across the country, urging them to also refrain from acts capable of breeding division and igniting …

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Sokoto govt to construct three new stadia

*First SWAN Executive in 15 years inaugurated Sokoto state government is to construct three stadia as part of efforts to revolutionise sporting activities in the state. The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Youth and Sport, Alhaji Abubakar Ladan announced this Saturday at the inauguration ceremony of the state chapter of …

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Lagos SWAN passes vote of no confidence on Sirawoo

*Holds Amadasun’s suspension for complicity Lagos chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has passed a vote of no confidence on the leadership of Mr. Honour Sirawo, the chairman of the national body for his indiscretion in bungling the nomination of Mr. Mitchel Obi for re-election for the …

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Bishop Jatau gives Lafia prison inmates new lease of life

*To pay WAEC, NECO fees for inmates set for new life *In commemoration of his 54th birthday Bishop Emmanuel Musa Jatau, the presiding head of Faith Hill Prophetic Assembly, Abuja, has promised to pay the WAEC and NECO registration fees for prison inmates in Lafia prison. The celebrated seer made …

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Benue Gov, Ortom, signs sports marketing, lottery board bill into law

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has commended the House of Assembly for the synergy that exists between it and the executive arm of government. Speaking while signing the Benue State Sports Marketing and Lottery Board Bill into law at Benue People’s House, Friday. Governor Ortom said since he came into …

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